Red Deer conducted a multi-facility retrofit in 2014, which included five community recreation centres and arenas. With annual cost savings expected to be $54,098, the project will pay itself back in only 3 years. The retrofit will also save the City 2,482 GJ of energy and 279 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually.
3Simple Payback Period
16,665kWh/yearElectrical Energy Savings
25GJ/yearNatural Gas Energy Savings
12tonnes CO2e/yearGHG Reductions
The Vulcan Curling Club retrofit was completed in 2014, with energy saving upgrades made to the building’s interior lighting and envelope. The lighting retrofit included the conversion of 4-lamp T12 fluorescent tubes to 3-lamp T8s, 2-lamp T12s to T5s, 15W incandescent exit sign lighting to 1.4W LED bulbs, and 60-75W incandescents to 13W CFL and 6W LED bulbs. In addition, weatherstripping and sealing along exterior doors and windows was replaced. The project is expected to achieve annual savings of $3,180, 85 GJ of energy, and 12 tonnes of emissions.